SMS / Short Message Service stories - Page 2
Australian professionals high target for cyber crims, new study shows
Aussie Infosec pros report highest phishing-led ransomware rates, underpinning urgent need for cyber education.
How SMS became the trusted mode of customer communications
About 90 percent of text messages are read within three minutes of receipt and we’re seven times more likely to respond to a text than an email.
Soprano Design to launch new digital and social channels
Soprano Design launches Soprano Connect, melding enterprise with social messaging, as CPaaS demand soars.
Extreme phishing: The rise of SMS scams & SMiShing around the globe
Like phishing, SMiShing are scams that encourage users to urgently click on a link or respond directly with their personal and sensitive details.
Surging demand among businesses for more interactive enterprise messaging
Ovum’s survey explored the rapidly-evolving business-to-consumer communications market with some interesting findings.
Technology can help schools communicate in an emergency
Technology can help educators meet standard operating procedures swiftly and effectively, cutting down response times.
New Student Management System helps NMIT serve students
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) has implemented a new digital student management system to better serve their students.
Fake myGov email & SMS scam asks for pics of passports, driver licences
Security watchdog Stay Safe Online has issued a critical alert to Australians, warning them of a fake email and SMS scam purporting to be from myGov.
To speed up crisis response - just get texting, says Soprano
Australian software design firm, Soprano Design, has added its crisis management tool, RapidAlert, to the Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite (MEMS).
Proofpoint discovers SMS phishing app targeting Chinese language users
A mobile malware masquerading as a point-of-sale management app is targeting users in China & Mandarin-speaking regions, Proofpoint recently reported.
Mission complete: CLX Communications fully aquires Mblox
CLX communications acquired Mblox in May of this year, but it was only two days ago that it gained access to 100% of the shares it has in the company.
New SMS channel launched by Zendesk
A new offering allows businesses to connect via SMS to effectively communicate with increasingly mobile customers.
Sophisticated SMS cyber attack targets Australian banking customers
A persistent and sophisticated SMS phishing campaign is currently targeting mobile banking customers in both Australia and New Zealand.
Mobile and online messaging traffic skyrockets
Mobile and online messaging traffic will reach 160 trillion per annum by 2019. This is up from 94.2 trillion this year and equals 438bn daily.
Android App Review: EndlessJabber SMS
EndlessJabber redefines texting: Now send SMS from your PC using your Android number. Will its charm outshine its mobility limits?.
Why connectivity is no longer enough for growth seeking telcos…
Australia's mobile services market experienced plateauing revenue and subscribers in 2013, according to a new IDC report.
PaCT sent packing by teachers
A computerised national standards assessment tool, which is expected to be compulsory for every primary school student in 2015, has been given a red light by leading teaching associations.
LinkedIn locks in online security
Professional social networking site adds two-factor authentication - designed to avoid past security breaches.
Smartphone msg app to lose operators $54bn by 2016
SMS revenues to take a hit within three years due to the increasing popularity of social messaging services on smartphones.
I said what?
Discover the hilarious world of our texting mishaps with Textsfromlastnight.com, showcasing the smart, silly, and absurd messages we share.
XT on the blink again
Telecom says customers on its XT network, from Taupo southwards, began experiencing significant interruption to voice services at around 4pm today.
Telecom probes Laws' TXT abuse claim
[UPDATED] Telecom<br />has launched an internal investigation into whether a contact centre agent sent<br />an abusive SMS text to a Wanganui resident.
Connecting New Zealand with the rest of the world
Multimedia messaging services (MMS) has not had an easy start in New Zealand, nor indeed the rest of the world.